Australian Music Australian Punk Rock Bands List

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List of Australian punk rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as punk rock solo artists from Australia are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Australian music that you've never heard before. The punk rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Australia. If you think the best Australian punk rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing is made up of bands like Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Brody Dalle.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular punk rock bands from Australia?" and "Which punk rock bands started in Australia?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Gothic rock, Rock music
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Brody Dalle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock
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Grinderman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Garage rock, Alternative rock
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The Veronicas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Synthpop, New Wave
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The Birthday Party is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Deathrock, Punk rock
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Operator Please is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Indie pop, New Wave, Pop music
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Radio Birdman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Protopunk, Punk rock
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The Scientists is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Swamp pop, Punk blues, Grunge
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The Living End is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Ska punk, Psychobilly
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Sunnyboys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Power pop, Alternative rock, Punk rock
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Stars Don't Fall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Power pop, Punk rock
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Violent Soho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Grunge, Post-grunge
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Frenzal Rhomb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Punk rock
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Models is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock
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The Angels is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pub rock, Punk rock, Hard rock
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Area-7 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Ska punk, Third-wave of ska, Ska
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Kisschasy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
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The Primitive Calculators is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Synthpunk, Rock music, Noise music
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Spiderbait is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock
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Lime Spiders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock
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The Death Set is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Electronic dance music, Art rock
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Cosmic Psychos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Punk rock
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The Fireballs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pub rock, Psychobilly, Rock music
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Lubricated Goat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Rock music, Grunge
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Runaway Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Rockabilly, Punk rock